What Causes Autism?

Autistic Child

What causes autism?  The facts are beginning to make it very obvious.  Researchers have published many papers indicating that arsenic and certain heavy metals are neurotoxins.  As such, these substances are widely accepted as toxic to the brain.   It has been proven that arsenic and heavy metals such as mercury cause mental issues identical to autism and Alzheimer’s. Believe the Research on Autism Causes! We at Optimum Health believe them! Why? Because of the fact… Continue reading

Autism Recovery: Meet Daniel

Autism recovery is finally happening for Daniel! He was diagnosed with autism when he was 2 years old. Even with constant coaching from his teacher, he lagged farther and farther behind.  In fact, at the age of 10, he had only made it to second grade material.  For nearly a decade there was no autism recovery for Daniel. Daniel’s father, Kevin, became aware of the possibility that heavy metal toxicity could be causing his son’s… Continue reading

No Known Cause For Autism….Really?

Autism

According to the National Autism Society and traditional health, there is “no known cause for autism”, only theories that don’t seem to be concrete. Could this be because studies that would create a known cause or conclusive link to substances have not been done? As long as you only do meaningless studies you can continue to say “no known….” Watch the video showing that the meaningful studies have not been done. That said, our next… Continue reading

WHAT EXACTLY IS AUTISM?

According to the National Autism Association, autism involves problems with the development of the brain that will typically cause repetitive stereotyped patterns of behaviors as well as social, cognitive, and communication impairments. This can cause an autistic child to have many of the following symptoms: Inability to interact with peers or make friends. Tendency to ignore those around them. Unable to initiate or sustain a conversation with others. Unable to compete with siblings and peers… Continue reading

Arsenic Sources

Food: Milk, dairy products, beef, pork, poultry, seafood, rice and cereal Other Sources: Inorganic arsenic compounds as well as sodium and potassium arsenite and arsenate are found in insecticides, pesticides and herbicides as well as in metal and glass manufacturing. Arsinenic gas is produced with metal refining, galvanizing, etching, lead plating, and in the silicone microchip industry. Older decks and homes contain wood that was treated with arsenic. Hauling lumber more than 15 years ago… Continue reading

Alert: Protein Drinks Contain Poisonous Heavy Metals

Consumer Report purchased 15 protein powders and drinks and tested multiple samples of each for arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury. The results showed that all 15 protein drinks contain poisonous heavy metals in considerable amounts.  The levels in three products were of particular concern because consuming three servings a day could result in daily exposure to arsenic, cadmium, or lead that exceeds the limits proposed by USP. +++ Which Protein Drinks Contain Poisonous Heavy Metals?… Continue reading

Why We Overeat #2: To Store Toxins

  Overeating can be a response to the toxic world that we now live in.  Every single day we are bombarded with toxins such as: mercury from dental fillings, seafood and factories arsenic from rice and quinoa aluminum from deodorant, green tea and aluminum foil nicotine from inhaled cigarette smoke preservatives and pesticides in food These are toxins that we were never intended to be exposed to so our bodies don’t know how to get… Continue reading

What can we do about the arsenic in our rice?

There isn’t much that we as individuals can do about the arsenic in rice at this point. Since it seems impossible to remove the arsenic from the rice once it is in there, the only completely safe thing to do is minimize the amount of rice you eat. Quinoa is an excellent substitute if you find that you are able to eat it. For those of you die-hard rice fans, some sources say that you… Continue reading

Arsenic Toxicity Symptoms

Arsenic is a semi-metal that is odorless and tasteless. It gets concentrated in our food and drinking water supplies from natural deposits in the earth or from agricultural and industrial practices involving pesticides and more. Arsenic has been linked to cancer of the bladder, lungs, skin, kidney, nasal passages, liver, and prostate. Non-cancer effects can include thickening and discoloration of the skin, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting; diarrhea; numbness in hands and feet; partial paralysis; blurred… Continue reading

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